2602Theatre UAF seeks a COSTUME DESIGNER
- May 30, 2007Theatre UAF seeks a COSTUME DESIGNER to design and build costumes for two mainstage shows during the season ("Two Gentlemen of Verona" by Shakespeare and "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" by Tom Stoppard), teach Costume Design & Construction and 1 other course which may include: Theatre History, Makeup Design, Scenic Design, Costume History, or other area of strength. Will supervise and advise for at least three student productions as well. Maintain the Costume Shop / Costume Storage resource in addition to building and/or procuring costumes for the above mentioned productions.
The theatre program at UAF offers a unique undergraduate degree providing opportunities for cross-cultural and interdisciplinary study. This position complements an existing faculty and staff which includes three other full-time faculty, part-time scene shop supervisor, part-time costume shop manager, and full-time box office / department administrator. Productions center around a well-equipped theatre and shops.
Experience in, or evidence of, preparation for teaching costume design and construction required. Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students.
MFA or PhD in Theatre or Design is preferred. Master's degree or related field (or equivalent professional experience considered) .
Doctorate degree in related field is preferred for upper division (300 and 400 level) courses.
Must provide portfolio of previous design work for consideration.Experience in, or evidence of preparation for teaching set design, theatrical makeup, or theatre history may be helpful.
Salary $38,000 DOE.
Apply online at:
----Tara Maginnis, Ph.D., Professor & Costume Designer,
Department of Theatre, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Website: "The Costumer's Manifesto" at http://costumes.org
Theatre Department Web Site: http://www.uaf.edu/theatre
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